AFR: Origin accelerates zero-emission push with exit from Beetaloo

Origin Energy will divest its near-80 per cent stake in the Beetaloo Basin and explore exiting nearly all its upstream gas exploration permits as it accelerates its push to renewable energy. 

Read more September 19, 2022 1:05 PM

NITV: The NT Traditional Owners standing staunch in the face of an international gas giant

Traditional Custodians say they are hurting with the ongoing battle against gas companies wanting drill on their Country, in Northern Territory’s Beetaloo Basin 500km south east of Darwin. But they won’t give up. By Keira Jenkins

Read more August 30, 2022 2:04 PM

ABC: Federal funding pitch for Beetaloo infrastructure ramps up

The resources industry could receive millions of dollars in additional taxpayer-funded grants from the federal government as exploration for gas approaches a tipping point in the Beetaloo Basin.  

Read more July 14, 2022 9:22 AM

SBS: NT Court halts work amid claims of sacred sites damage

Traditional owners and pastoralists in the Northern Territory have had a victory in their legal battle to stop a gas company from clearing land for fracking operations in the gas-rich Beetaloo basin.

Read more July 01, 2022 12:29 PM

National Indigenous Times: Sacred sites watchdog to probe damage allegations at Beetaloo Basin gas project

The Top End’s Aboriginal heritage watchdog will probe alleged damage to a sacred site during mining exploration amid heated legal action between a gas company, cattle barons and an activist native title group.

Read more June 30, 2022 12:36 PM

SBS: Traditional Owners say sacred sites damaged by fracking operations

A gas company is accused of damaging sacred sites as it begins clearing land for fracking operations in the gas-rich Beetaloo basin.

Read more June 29, 2022 5:23 AM

9 News Darwin: Nurrdalinji comments on Rallen Australia's court appeal

Rallen Australia is appealing a decision to grant fracking company Sweetpea Petroleum an access agreement to start work on its Tanumbirini station on grounds that include a failure to protect water infrastructure on the property. Chair of Nurrdalinji, Johnny Wilson, tells Ch 9 News on the first day of the appeal why this is important.  

Read more June 20, 2022 8:55 PM

Katherine Times: Traditional owners from the Beetaloo Basin join Darwin Festival protests

Traditional owners impacted by fracking projects in the Northern Territory have demanded the Darwin Festival drop their main sponsor, fossil fuel giant Santos. They have joined members of the Northern Territory's creative industries to oppose the Santos sponsorship.

Read more June 20, 2022 1:31 PM

Guardian: First Nations group join Darwin festival protest over fossil fuel sponsorship

A delegation of First Nations people are expected to join a collective of artists and creative producers on Thursday to protest a controversial sponsorship deal between the Darwin festival and gas and oil company Santos. 

Read more June 16, 2022 1:18 PM

NIT: Fracking risk ‘negligible’, NT Govt says, as native title group voices opposition

The Northern Territory government has stood by its decision to approve four new Origin fracking wells in the Beetaloo Basin on Friday despite strong opposition from an activist native title group.

The approval came on the same day Tamboran Resources cut fences and moved heavy equipment onto Rallen Australia’s cattle station without consent of pastoralists.

Read more June 01, 2022 5:57 PM